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Mammoth man sentenced in manslaughter case; arrest in Mammoth assault

Press release from Mono County District Attorney’s office On September 21, 2015, in the Mammoth Lakes courthouse, Edgar Lee Weaver, Jr. was sentenced for a violation of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated for the killing of Rebecca Dempsey, 21, of England.  The case was handled by Assistant District Attorney Dave Anderson who argued that Mr. […]

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CHP, MLPD to hold sobriety checkpoint

CHP press release The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area and the Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) have collectively scheduled a sobriety checkpoint for Friday, September 18, 2015, in Mono County. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  The […]

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News from Mono County Investigative Unit; phone scams target Mono

– Press releases The Mono County Investigative Unit, MCIU, is a joint task force that was formed in 2015. The Unit consist of law enforcement members from the Mono County District Attorney’s Office, Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol. The Unit is located and operated out of the District […]

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MLPD responds to kidnapping, extortion scam

– Press release from the Mammoth Lakes Police Department On Tuesday May 19, 2015 Mammoth Lakes Police were contacted regarding a possible kidnapping. The reporting party, a local Mammoth Lakes resident, told police that he had just received a call on his cell phone. The suspect stated that he had kidnapped his son and would […]

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459 suspect face MLW

MLPD seeks suspects in dispensary burglary

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved in an early morning burglary at the Mammoth Lakes Wellness Marijuana Dispensary. At about 4:00 A.M. on Monday March 9th, Mammoth Lakes Police officers were advised of a burglary that had just occurred at the dispensary. Prior to officers’ arrival, […]

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Nature – and other calls – for MLPD

– Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release At about 6:00pm, a 911 call was made reporting domestic violence in progress. The female who called for help reported that her boyfriend attacked her, bit her face and then pulled her out of the vehicle on an unknown dirt road. After that the line went dead. The […]

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Fugitive returned to Mono County after decade in Mexico

– Press release from Mono County District Attorney’s Office On January 6, 2014, an Investigator from the Mono County District Attorney’s Office, assisted by the Sacramento branch of the FBI traveled to Mexico City to transport a fugitive back to Mono County to face charges for repeatedly and forcibly raping a child while she was […]

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‘Problem’ bear killed in Mammoth Lakes

– Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release On Sunday, November 30 at approximately 10:20 a.m., Mammoth Lakes Police Officers and Steve Searles, Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Specialist, responded to a report of a bear being shot in Sierra Valley sites.  Upon arrival they were met by a local resident who reported he had shot a bear. […]

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Homicide suspect arrested by MLPD

– Press release About 1 ½ weeks ago, Mammoth Lakes Police Department Detective Jack Loera was contacted by an investigator with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the investigator gave Detective Loera information that a person of interest in a homicide may be living and working in Mammoth Lakes. With the information Detective Loera received, […]

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Town Clerk Jamie Gray swears in Officer Grant Zemel.

New MLPD reserve officer

NEWEST MLPD RESERVE OFFICER The Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) has a new addition.  On October 9, Grant Zemel was sworn in as MLPD’s newest Reserve Officer and presented his badge by Police Chief Dan Watson.  Reserve Officer Zemel has been a full time police officer for 16 years.  The last 7 years have been […]

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